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Alex Bluebond
Alex Bluebond
Senior Associate — Labor & Employment
Senior Associate — Labor & Employment

Alex Bluebond

Alex Bluebond
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Alex Bluebond

Alex is an associate in V&E’s Labor & Employment group. He has significant experience litigating wage-and-hour class action claims, employment discrimination claims, and disputes involving the enforcement of noncompete agreements. Alex has represented clients in state and federal court and before administrative agencies. He also counsels clients on a broad range of employment issues, including federal and state employment law compliance, employee discipline, accommodation, termination decisions, and the drafting of employee handbooks.

Alex is currently the head coach of The Ohio State University’s undergraduate mock trial team and is on the board of directors for the American Mock Trial Association.

Prior to joining V&E, Alex was an associate at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, and Zeiger, Tigges & Little, LLP in Columbus, Ohio.

Experience Highlights

  • Defended nationwide retail companies against wage-and-hour class and collective actions 

  • Secured denial of temporary restraining order in tortious business interference and defamation claims brought by former employee resulting in dismissal of all claims 

  • Conducted training on sexual harassment, social media use, and union avoidance for automobile manufacturers 

  • Represented retail company before New York Department of Labor against allegations of wage-and-hour violations; obtained closure with no penalties assessed 

  • Advise national and multinational employers on federal and state employment law; draft employee handbooks and policies on all aspects of employment, including compensation, leave, accommodations, social media use, wage statements, and termination 

  • Defended discrimination claims on behalf of nationwide employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies

  • Clovis Point Capital in a majority investment in ZynBit.com and merger of ZynBit with Cirruspath, another Clovis Point portfolio company, to create a customer acquisition platform

Credentials

  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2013 (Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, editor in chief; Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, staff editor)
  • Miami University, B.A. cum laude, 2010
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” 2021
  • Admitted in Ohio (Not Admitted in Texas)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio